A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Harper in Kansas on Thursday. Event id: us2000amub. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000amub. The temblor was reported at 15:13:09 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.1773 West, latitude 37.3694 North, depth = 9.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.21 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 21:13:09 / September 14, 2017 @ 9:13 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pratt (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Wellington, Pratt (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km NW of Harper, Kansas.
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